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To help make your summer as romantic as possible, here are 15 date ideas in Atlanta that are perfect for these hotter months — from luxurious poolside dates to cool indoor experiences. Prepare to elevate your love life in Atlanta this summer. Try to get a hole in one while sipping on Hennessy Islands West Midtown One of the best new additions to Atlanta this year has been Puttshack, and luckily, it makes for a great date night as well. By securing two day passes via ResortPass, you two can lounge poolside while enjoying some thirst-quenching craft cocktails.
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Take an authentic Italian cooking class together Old Fourth Ward Sure, you can always woo someone by taking them out on a super expensive dinner date, but if you and your date have been there and done that, add a twist to the classic dinner date by becoming the chefs. On select Tuesdays throughout the summer, Bellina Alimentari is offering Italian cooking classes, including a fresh pasta course and an authentic Italian-style pizza walkthrough.
The classes sell out fast, so grab your tickets as soon as possible! Offering a beautiful rooftop view of Buckhead, Downtown, and Midtown, Skyline Park boasts several activities that you and your date can take part in, from rooftop amusement rides to Coney Island-style games.
Have an intimate and artsy evening Home Show your crush how creative you can be by having a private at-home paint-n-sip, courtesy of The Paint Factory. The Black-owned paint-and-sip company brings painting parties to its patrons, complete with live step-by-step instructions, sketched canvases, easels, paint, brushes, and aprons.
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Grab your SO and some of your couple friends to expand your wine palate with a game that gives you a reason to spend the night tasting different wines. The game has a playable wine list, so get your bottles from a local like 3 Parks Wine Shop via curbside pickup or delivery.
Get to know the beautiful person sitting beside you while sipping on great coffee and watching MARTA trains whiz past you. For a more cost-efficient trip, visit on the second Sunday of the month, when admission is free for all visitors. Have a photoshoot together West End If Instagram is life for both you and your date, then head to Culture Experience ATL, an interactive photo exhibit that boasts more than 20 Atlanta-related photo ops.
Stimulate your taste buds with a course tasting menu Candler Park With all of the incredible restaurants in Atlanta, the sheer of places where you can take your date out to eat can be overwhelming. Also, each of the tasting menus can be enhanced with wine pairings. If you really want to wow your date with an aesthetically pleasing dessert, you should take them to Amorino.
Paris-level dessert luxury awaits you there, where gelato artists will shape delicious flavors of frosty sweet cream into edible flower petals. Seriously, how romantic is that? Tickets include after-hours admission to the aquarium as well as access to onsite cocktails and dining options, so if you and your date both enjoy drinking and gazing at aquatic animals, go ahead and secure your tickets before they sell out.
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Take a stroll through Piedmont Park Midtown Sometimes the best dates are the ones without frills, gimmicks, or bills. If your pockets are tight, but you still want to spend some one-on-one time with your boo, invite your date to take a stroll with you through Piedmont Park. Take your date back in time with a drive-in movie Various locations The dinner-and-a-movie formula is pretty hard to screw up. Our advice?
Skip the chains and opt for a movie-going experience that both of you will be sure to remember. Want more Thrillist?
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Joshua Robinson is an Atlanta-based contributor who hopes all his fellow Atliens can find love this fall. Follow him on Instagram at roshjobin. Make Fun. Thrillist Serves. Social Media Links.